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The Australian National University

Closing plenary

Securing our future in cyberspace: Next steps

Chair: Professor Rory Medcalf
Date: Friday 19 February 2016
Time: 12:30-2pm (refreshments provided)
Venue: Weston Theatre, Level 1, Crawford Building #132, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU
Registration: Please register here

Herb Lin The closing public session of the National Security College's week-long program of activities will be a Q&A-style event allowing a lively exchange of ideas and reflections on securing Australia’s future in cyberspace. Head of College Professor Rory Medcalf will moderate the discussion with a panel of the world’s leading cyberspace academics, think-tank specialists and industry experts. Members of the audience will have the opportunity to engage with:

  • Dr Herb Lin, (pictured) Senior Research Scholar for cyber policy and security at the Center for International Security, and Cooperation and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University

  • Professor Paul Cornish, Research Group Director for Defence, Security and Infrastructure at RAND Europe, Cambridge

  • Professor Fred Cate, Vice President for Research at Indiana University; Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law at the Maurer School of Law, and Adjunct Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University

  • Assistant Professor Jon Lindsay, Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs

  • Mr Mike Burgess, Chief Information Security Officer, Telstra








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